September, 2011

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Facebook Subscriptions: 8 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Pay Attention

NetWits

Making a difference, a positive impact in the world, is the entire reason your nonprofit organizations exists. With them, the sky is the limit.

7 Tips To Help You Focus In Age of Distraction: Are You Content Fried!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mindmap by Jane Genovese. Then there’s the whole other world of organizational content that you need to consume or create to get stuff done!

Facebook users no longer have to “like” your Page (and what that means)?

SocialFish

Up until Tuesday the only people that could comment on or like content on a Facebook page were fans of that Page. So you’re freaking out. Listen.

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11 Qualities of an Effective Social Media Manager

Nonprofit Tech for Good

However, do to word count constraints the content below is not in its full entirety. Just a FYI. 11 Qualities of an Effective Social Media Manager.

Facebook nuked the “like” button, now what?

John Haydon

Up until Tuesday the only people that could comment on or like content on a Facebook page were fans of that Page. So you’re freaking out. Listen.

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Humanize: How People-Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World

SocialFish

Our book is out!!  Humanize is a practical guide for realizing the true potential of social media—not for marketing, but for leadership. Featured

10 Recent Upgrades to Facebook Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

And though some individual users are upset over the changes, most of the them are good news for nonprofits. Facebook Places Pages. Facebook

Study: Using 3rd Party Apps Decreases Facebook Engagement by 70%

Frogloop

Facebook’s algorithm has always been tricky for marketers to figure out. Yikes! Social Networking Trends Web 2.0

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7 ways Facebook’s Subscribe Button can be a nonprofit game-changer

John Haydon

But now with the Subscribe Button , Facebook users can opt-in to their public updates without being her friend. 1. Quantity and quality. 3.

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Shameless Ask, Looking for SXSW 2012 Nonprofit Votes!

NetWits

SXSW 2012 session voting is nearing the end. We’ve got until Friday Sept 9th (right, tomorrow). That mean’s is WE NEED YOUR VOTES !

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Curiosity-Driven, Not Data-Driven

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When properly used, it can lead to sound and well-informed decisions. He suggests a new term, “data informed.&#.

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Personalizing the Online Fundraising Experience

NTEN

By Kari Ann Kiel, Event Marketing Consultant, DoJiggy. First and foremost, they need to be asked! This helps sets one fundraiser apart from another.

Three Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Diversify Their Brand Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In the weeks after Google+ launched I saw a number of blog posts and articles about how brands should drop Facebook and Twitter, and migrate their communities over to Google+. That said, the idea brings up a very important point. Young, tech-savvy millenials text often and increasing prefer social networks and using tablets. Nor does Twitter.

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What the Facebook Subscribe Feature Means to Nonprofit News Sharing

Frogloop

Most organizations have a branded page that Facebook users can like. When they like your organization's page your updates appear in their news stream.

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How to activate Facebook’s new Subscribe Button (and what it means)

John Haydon

This all changed last Wednesday when Facebook released a new feature on Facebook profiles called the “Subscribe Button&#. 

3 Proven Ways to Wow Your Fundraisers and Keep Them Coming Back for More

NetWits

Register for our Event Fundraising eNewsletter to receive more practical fundraising tips like these in your inbox. The math is simple.

Measuring the Return on Relationships

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Measuring the Return on Relationships by Claire Diaz Ortiz (nee Williams). Measuring the ROI of a fundraising campaign is equally simple. Understood.

Making the Book Truly Accessible for All Students

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Schools are back in session, and with them millions of American children who struggle daily to learn using traditional printed books. Having learning disabilities or various learning differences, they need alternative reading environments that rely on their strengths rather than on their weaknesses. In September 2007, the U.S. There are some 7.5

Newly Released With “Look Inside!” Functionality! Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits is now fully released to the public in both print and digital format. 9/29: New York, NY.

How data visualization brings numbers to life

SocialFish

Now he explores stats in a way he has never done before – using augmented reality animation. This is so cool.

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How make people trust your nonprofit

John Haydon

You could look at this pyramid in two ways:  What people require to eventually donate or volunteer. What you can do to gain their trust.

Gaming for Good, Joel Bartlett and the Super Chick Sisters

NetWits

Have you ever thought about creating a game or using game mechanics as part of your online strategy? We talked games, games, games.

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Facebook Changes for Organization Pages: Focus On Results

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Lululemon. When I create training, I always take a  ”principles” approach. Focus on Engagement That Leads To Action.

DIY Nonprofit Technology: 5 Tips For Increasing Engagement on Facebook

NTEN

[Editor's note: The following first appeared in the September 2011 issue of NTEN:Change. By Beth Kanter, Beth's Blog. You can see the checklist here.

33 Nonprofit Mobile Websites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

One in four Americans now access the Mobile Web daily, yet only a tiny fraction of nonprofits have a mobile website. 350.0rg :: m.350.org. 2. Susan G.

Netflix: Blowing It, or Being Human?

SocialFish

I am guessing most of you have heard that Netflix has been making some changes. This made a lot of people unhappy. So is Netflix blowing it?

Why isn’t anyone sharing your nonprofit’s content?

John Haydon

They don’t trust you. They don’t care about you. And that’s always the cause , not the latest news about your organization. 3.

What Internet Topics are Nonprofits Most Interested In?

NetWits

The internet has been around for a long time now (sort of). Back in the early 1960s is when things really started to take shape. Email communication.

What’s the Secret to Social Media Success? Cute Animal Theory

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What will it take to get the climate some attention? Cute Dog Photos! That’s Sam, grist.org’s office puppy. So, grist-.org Cute Dog Theory.

Five Fundraising Tips for Grassroots Organiztions

NTEN

By Aidan Hijleh, Nonprofit Partnership Liaison, Benchmark Email. Whether your grassroots organization relies on social networks or thrives on face to face (F2F) contact, these five basic tips will help you achieve your fundraising goals more successfully. Determine your "pricing" strategy. Motivate via incentives. Conduct a survey.

BIGGER! BETTER! FASTER! CHEAPER!

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Robert F. Ashcraft, Ph.D. Executive Director. ASU Lodestar Center. Welcome to Research Friday ! Do you know how effective you are? Better!

Free Mini-Webinar on October 27! Mobile Social Networking for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Thursday, October 27. Time: 1-1:30pm EDT. Cost: Free. How to Register: Sign up! Presented By: Heather Mansfield. More will be coming in 2012.

The most important question you could ask a new donor

John Haydon

When someone donates to your cause for the first time, there is a critical piece of information they have that you need.

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NEW on LinkedIn: Volunteerism

Connection Cafe

Author: Cheryl Black. Just like adding a current or past job, LinkedIn members can now add a current or past volunteer experience.